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by NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center
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Dr. Wernher von Braun served as Marshall Space Flight Center's first director from July 1, 1960 until January 27, 1970, when he was appointed NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for Planning. Following World War II, Dr. von Braun and his German colleagues arrived in the United States under Project Paper Clip to continue their rocket development work. In 1950, von Braun and his rocket team were transferred from Ft. Bliss, Texas to Huntsville, Alabama to work for the Army's rocket program at...
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Topics: What -- Saturn, What -- Moon, Where -- Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), Where -- United States...
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by Ray Spangenburg; Diane Kit Moser
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Ray Spangenburg Diane Kit Moser Wernher Von Braun Rocket Visionary
Topics: Wernher von Braun, rockets, missiles, Apollo Missions, space, moon landing, Nazi, NSDAP,...
Central Intelligence Agency collection
by Central Intelligence Agency
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An SS-Hauptsturmf├╝hrer (rank equivalent to army captain) and Gestapo member. He was known as the "Butcher of Lyon" for having personally tortured French prisoners of the Gestapo while stationed in Lyon, France. After the war, United States intelligence services employed him for their anti-Marxist efforts and also helped him escape to South America. The Bundesnachrichtendienst, the West German intelligence agency, recruited him, and he may have helped the CIA capture Argentine...
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FBI Files
by Federal Bureau of Investigation
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FBI file on Wernher Von Braun, ex-Nazi and prominent NASA employee.
Topics: FBI, FBI file, Federal Bureau of Investigation, NASA